The name of the Roman goddess for hunting, light and birth was given to three different grape varieties (Germany, Bulgaria, USA). Diana is also a synonym for the variety Tihany,
The white grape variety is a new breed (also Geilweilerhof 30N-8-127) between Sylvaner x Müller-Thurgau, The cross was made by the breeder Peter Morio (1887-1960), Bernhard Husfeld (1900-1970) and Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) on Geilweilerhof, She was a cross partner for the variety regent, By the way, the two new breeds are with the same parents Gloria and Marie Steiner emerged. The variety has no viticultural significance; No stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
The red berry variety is a openly bloomed Seedling of Catawba, They are genes from Vitis labrusca x Vitis vinifera contain. The hybrid was founded in 1843 United States selected by Diana Crehore. It is used as a wine press table grape used and in the state new York grown. She was a crossing partner with Diana Hamburg, One of them is an open flowered seedling Iona, No stocks were shown in 2010 (Kym Anderson ).
Images: Ursula Brühl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)